George Steele, art curator at a small museum, has an apparent mental breakdown one night, convinced he was in a train wreck...which never happened. In flashback, shortly after proposing to x-ray some old master paintings the museum has on loan, Steele is called on an unplanned nocturnal train trip. He suddenly sees another train ahead, speeding toward his... Is George indeed cracking up, or is there a plot to discredit him? The mystery grows murky with shadowy menace...
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Set largely around Manhattan Museum, Lt. Cochrane warns Steele he's "liable to wind up in Bellevue!". This is a reference to another Manhattan institution, the Bellevue Hospital Center (the oldest public hospital in the United States, founded in 1736). See more
Barton addresses a character by her real name, not her character's name. It happens about ten minutes into the movie, when George Steele's lecture is just ending. Among the attendees, Barton turns around, sees Mary, and addresses her as "Miss Ware". The character Mary's last name is unknown, but she's played by Mary Ware
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[Opening her car's passenger door
Come on. Get in.
No thanks, I'll take a streetcar; I can trust streetcars.
[A policeman's whistle is heard and we see two cops running toward Steele. Steele jumps into the car, and they take off.
What's your racket girlie? Whattya do for a living?
I'm outta my head. I drive around in cars picking up psychopathic killers.
Someone has to look after you. I was at a party at Reynolds'. Things began to come apart at the seams. I drove Traybin....
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